Perils of Foolishness – Proverbs 5

Read the Passage: Proverbs 5

Present Temptation (5:1–6)

Back in Prov. 2:16 Solomon had noted that wisdom will “deliver you from the immoral woman, from the seductress who flatters with her words.” Then, in Prov. 2:17–22, Solomon described the temptation that the immoral woman represents for the man of God, as Solomon concludes that embracing her will result in death. Continue reading Perils of Foolishness – Proverbs 5

David and Bathsheba – 2 Samuel 11–12

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 11-12

David’s Sin (11:1–5)

Given that David was “a man after God’s own heart” (Acts 13:22), and considering his rise to power and victorious reign narrated in 2 Samuel 1–10, it may have been tempting for his contemporaries to wonder if he was the promised Messiah. However, in the last half of this book, it is clear that while David was a picture of Christ, he was a only man. Continue reading David and Bathsheba – 2 Samuel 11–12